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1999 jetta vr6, wipers are very, very slow. i'm assuming it's the wiper motor.... please help!!

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Hi,
Before blaming the motor I would check that the linkage mechanism is well lubricated. Have a look under the bonnet - hood near the bulkhead where the wiper shafts come through - you should see the linkage rods there. It may need release spray to start with but grease is what keeps it going. Mind your fingers - that is one powerful electric motor - so don't poke around when the wipers are switched on.
Hope this helps a bit. D

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